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Top Stories 10-16-17

 

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 16th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

 

Dear Coach Pitino: An Open Letter From A Lifelong Louisville Fan

15 UofL Coaches Sign Letter To Greg Postel Supporting Tom Jurich

A Non-Fitting Farewell For A Lost Legend

Bobby Petrino Press Conference 10-16-17

ULAA Unanimously Votes to Terminate Rick Pitino’s Employment

Full Report On How 84 Schools And 6 Conferences Handled FBI Investigation

Bobby Petrino Press Conference Tweetcap 10/16/17

Pitino’s Attorney Distributes 53-Page Defense Of Rick Pitino

Quentin Snider on Preseason Watch List for 2018 Bob Cousy Award

Rick Pitino Releases Info Supporting Innocence

Teddy Bridgewater Is Returning

Dick Vitale Takes To Twitter In Defense Of Rick Pitino

TWICA: October 16th

No More Excuses For Louisville Football

ULAA Approves One Year Contract For David Padgett

Red-White Game Highlights & Presser

Louisville Vs Boston College Photo Gallery

Lamar Jackson Highlights From Boston College

Red-White Scrimmage Photo Gallery

Louisville vs Boston College: Postgame Thoughts

UofL Football Postgame Presser: Boston College

Hikutini Promoted To Active Roster

Cardinal Football Players Supporting Each Other

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

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Top Stories Weekend Edition 10/14-15

 

Here are the top stories from the weekend (10/14-15) at CardinalSportsZone.com!

 

Louisville Vs Boston College Photo Gallery

Lamar Jackson Highlights From Boston College

Red-White Scrimmage Photo Gallery

Louisville vs Boston College: Postgame Thoughts

UofL Football Postgame Presser: Boston College

Hikutini Promoted To Active Roster

Cardinal Football Players Supporting Each Other

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

Midseason Highlight Photo Gallery

Lamar Jackson Photo Gallery

David Padgett’s Post Game Press Conference Red-White Scrimmage

Mens Basketball Practice Report From Mr. L

The Barbour Shop: Dez Fitzpatrick? More Like Dez Sixpatrick

I Got Your Back: Part 2

David Padgett Announces Hiring Of Trent Johnson As Assistant Basketball Coach (Pictures & Video)

James Patterson, Lonnie Ali And Dr. Mark Lynn Pen Letter In Support Of Jurich

Teddy Bridgewater Expected To Start Practicing Next Week

Men’s Basketball Luncheon Tickets Now Available

Coach David Padgett’s Presser

Vince Tyra Presser 10-4-17

Asia Durr Named College Sports Madness Preseason All-American

Vince Tyra’s Introductory Presser

 

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Top Stories 10-13-17

 

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 12th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Everything You Need to Know: Louisville v. Boston College

Letters of Suspension for Kenny Johnson And Jordan Fair

David Padgett’s Post Game Press Conference Red-White Scrimmage

Mens Basketball Practice Report From Mr. L

The Barbour Shop: Dez Fitzpatrick? More Like Dez Sixpatrick

I Got Your Back: Part 2

Brendan McKay Grabs Another Honor And Water Is Wet

David Padgett Announces Hiring Of Trent Johnson As Assistant Basketball Coach (Pictures & Video)

Nunnsense| Louisville Can Make The Orange Bowl With A Little Help From The Defense

Anthony Floyd To Have Jersey Honored At Boston College Game On Saturday

James Patterson, Lonnie Ali And Dr. Mark Lynn Pen Letter In Support Of Jurich

Trent Johnson Named New Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Jordan Fair Relieved Of His Position

Former 2018 Commit Still Interested In UofL

WDRB’s Bill Lamb States His Case For UofL To Keep Tom Jurich

Teddy Bridgewater Expected To Start Practicing Next Week

Football Recruiting: Weekly Stats for UofL Commits/Recruits

Men’s Basketball Luncheon Tickets Now Available

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

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Letters of Suspension for Kenny Johnson And Jordan Fair

Kenny Johnson photo courtesy 247sports.com. Jordan Fair photo courtesy of gocards.com 

Kenny Johnson’s and Jordan Fair’s Letters of Suspension were obtained by the Courier Journal through an Open Records request yesterday. The letters were actually composed by Acting Athletic Director Vince Tyra and sent out to both coaches on October 6th.

Of course, we all already know Jordan Fair has now been fired without cause and Johnson remains on paid administrative leave.

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Top Stories 10-12-13

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 12th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Nunnsense| Louisville Can Make The Orange Bowl With A Little Help From The Defense

Anthony Floyd To Have Jersey Honored At Boston College Game On Saturday

James Patterson, Lonnie Ali And Dr. Mark Lynn Pen Letter In Support Of Jurich

Mini Plan Tickets For Men’s Basketball Go On Sale October 12th

Trent Johnson Named New Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Jordan Fair Relieved Of His Position

Donovan Mitchell Grabs Buckets In Win Over Lakers

Former 2018 Commit Still Interested In UofL

WDRB’s Bill Lamb States His Case For UofL To Keep Tom Jurich

Padgett Hitting The Recruiting Trail: Ramey Up First

Teddy Bridgewater Expected To Start Practicing Next Week

Football Recruiting: Weekly Stats for UofL Commits/Recruits

Bobby Petrino’s Press Conference: BC

Men’s Basketball Luncheon Tickets Now Available

TWICA: October 9th

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

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Top Stories 10-11-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 11th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Mini Plan Tickets For Men’s Basketball Go On Sale October 12th

Trent Johnson Named New Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Jordan Fair Relieved Of His Position

Donovan Mitchell Grabs Buckets In Win Over Lakers

Post Practice Interviews: 10-11-17

UofL Football Recruit Announces He’s An Under Armour All-American

Former 2018 Commit Still Interested In UofL

WDRB’s Bill Lamb States His Case For UofL To Keep Tom Jurich

David Padgett Interviewed On “We Need To Talk”

Padgett Hitting The Recruiting Trail: Ramey Up First

Teddy Bridgewater Expected To Start Practicing Next Week

Football Recruiting: Weekly Stats for UofL Commits/Recruits

Post Practice Interviews – 10-10-17

Bobby Petrino’s Press Conference: BC

Bobby Petrino Press Conference Tweetcap 10/9/2017

UofL VS FSU Time Announced

Men’s Basketball Luncheon Tickets Now Available

TWICA: October 9th

Teddy Bridgewater’s Return

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

Cards Softball Excelling In The Classroom

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Top Stories 10-10-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 10th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Padgett Hitting The Recruiting Trail: Ramey Up First

Teddy Bridgewater Expected To Start Practicing Next Week

Football Recruiting: Weekly Stats for UofL Commits/Recruits

Post Practice Interviews – 10-10-17

Bobby Petrino’s Press Conference: BC

Bobby Petrino Press Conference Tweetcap 10/9/2017

UofL VS FSU Time Announced

Men’s Basketball Luncheon Tickets Now Available

TWICA: October 9th

Teddy Bridgewater’s Return

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

The Barbour Shop: David Padgett is a “Louisville Man”

Midseason Highlight Photo Gallery

Lamar Jackson Photo Gallery

UofL Basketball Names Temporary Coaches

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Coach David Padgett’s Presser

Vince Tyra Presser 10-4-17

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

Asia Durr Named College Sports Madness Preseason All-American

Red & Black Regatta Highlights

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UofL Assistants Could Be Fired By Monday

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According to the Courier Journal, Kenny Johnson and Jordan Fair could be officially terminated as early as Monday. The ULAA will meet Monday to discuss the next steps following the fall out of the FBI investigation that was brought to light just two weeks ago. You can read the full outline of their contracts below.

Top Stories 10-9-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 9th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Bobby Petrino’s Press Conference: BC

Bobby Petrino Press Conference Tweetcap 10/9/2017

UofL VS FSU Time Announced

Men’s Basketball Luncheon Tickets Now Available

TWICA: October 9th

Teddy Bridgewater’s Return

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

The Barbour Shop: David Padgett is a “Louisville Man”

Midseason Highlight Photo Gallery

Lamar Jackson Photo Gallery

UofL Basketball Names Temporary Coaches

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Coach David Padgett’s Presser

Vince Tyra Presser 10-4-17

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

Red & Black Regatta Highlights

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Top Stories: Weekend Edition 10-7/10-8

Here are the top stories from this weekend (10-7/10-8) at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

The Barbour Shop: David Padgett is a “Louisville Man”

Midseason Highlight Photo Gallery

Lamar Jackson Photo Gallery

UofL Basketball Names Temporary Coaches

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Coach David Padgett’s Presser

Vince Tyra Presser 10-4-17

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

Nunnsense: Is Tyra The Answer Or The Relief Pitcher?

One College Basketball Writer Thinks UofL Can Recover Quickly From Its Scandals

Vince Tyra’s Introductory Presser

Rick Pitino’s Letter Of Notification of Intent To Terminate

Vincent Tyra Will Be Named Acting Athletic Director

Jon Rothstein Ranks Cards 10th in his Preseason Top 25

Game Day Information Released For Boston College 

Jackson’s Record Breaking Night

2 Louisville Basketball Coaches Placed On Leave

Top Stories 10-5-17

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2 Louisville Basketball Coaches Placed On Leave

PRESS RELEASE

Kenny Klein: Louisville SID

The University of Louisville has placed associate head men’s basketball coach Kenny Johnson and assistant men’s basketball coach Jordan Fair on paid administrative leave, effective immediately.

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Kenny Johnson Promoted

(GoCards.com)

(GoCards.com)

Rumors ran wild yesterday that Kenny Johnson was leaving the University Of Louisville. Earlier today I was told he was leaving for sure unless he got a raise and promotion. It looks like that has happened.

A fan’s report: Behind the scenes in Puerto Rico

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David Burns is a big UofL fan just like the rest of us. I coach his son, Dawson, in basketball at Holy Cross High School. David, Dawson, and Whitney (David’s youngest girl) went down to Puerto Rico for a few days to watch the Cards in action. But while you are there, you have to do more than just watch basketball. When he asked me what he should write about, I said just make it all about your trip and what you experienced. Everyone else will have game recaps and write-ups, but nobody will have your own experience in a post. And so that is what he gave me. Enjoy!

By David Burns:

Puerto Rico

We visited several areas of the territory. We hiked, zip-lined, and rappelled through the rainforest. If you are in moderate physical shape…you should put one of these tours on your must-do list.

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5-star SG Markelle Fultz will visit Louisville this week

Markelle Fultz

Photo: twitter.com

Markelle Fultz is a consensus 5-star shooting guard on the four major recruiting sites, and he will officially visit the Louisville Cardinals on Wednesday, August 5. Fultz has set two official visits so far, Louisville and Arizona. He will visit Arizona on August 8. Players only get five official visits, so this is pretty big.

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Maverick Rowan down to three schools; Cards not included

Photo: Rivals.com

Photo: Rivals.com

I guess there never really is a sure thing, especially in recruiting. I, for one, was certain that if 4-star small forward Maverick Rowan were to reclassify to 2015, you could book it that he would be a Louisville Cardinal. Then it was announced that he was enrolled in the classes that would allow him to graduate and be in the 2015 class, and suddenly something had happened and either the Cards were no longer recruiting Rowan, or Rowan was not interested in UofL anymore. It doesn’t really matter which is true; that is secondary at this point.

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5-Star Small Forward Commits to Louisville!

Photo: ny2lasports.com

Photo: ny2lasports.com

The Louisville Cardinals just got some great news as V.J. King, a 6’7 5-star small forward in the class of 2016, committed to the Cards. King is a 5-star player on all four major recruiting sites. I posted about a month ago that King was a “recruit to watch” for Louisville fans, which means there was a good chance he would commit. If you read that, you got to know a little more about him. If not, I will list some things below about where he ranks on different sites.

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Basketball Recruit to Watch: V.J. King

Photo: Syracuse.com

Photo: Syracuse.com

V.J. King is a 6’7 small forward in the class of 2016. He visited the Cards last weekend and by all accounts, it sounds like the visit went well and that UofL is in a great spot with him. He recently narrowed his choices down to five: Louisville, Kentucky, UConn, Arizona, and Virginia.

One reason that Louisville is in such a good spot with King is Kenny Johnson. Johnson once coached King’s current high school, Paul VI, and King plays for Johnson’s former AAU team, Team Takeover.

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Five-Star Small Forward Will Visit Louisville

Photo: ny2lasports.com

Photo: ny2lasports.com

This past weekend was a big one on the basketball recruiting front. Of course, the Cards don’t have many scholarships over the next couple of years, so you won’t hear too many names that they are going after. However, the weekend did produce the news that a 5-star small forward in the class of 2016 will be taking an official visit to Louisville.

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University Of Louisville Assistant Basketball Coach: Kenny Johnson

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Pitino and staff watched multiple prospects Wednesday

Aric Holman (Photo: 247 Sports)

Aric Holman (Photo: 247 Sports)

With the July evaluation period in full swing, there is always some kind of recruiting news going on. This isn’t going to be as detailed as the weekly notebook that we put out on Monday’s (which you should check out), but it will just be some quick-hitters to update you on who Coach Pitino and his staff (Kenny Johnson and Wyking Jones) watched on Wednesday evening while they were at the Under Armour event in Georgia.

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